Philip Cornelius Schreffler

24 January 1903–5 June 1963 (Age 60)
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Philip Cornelius

When Philip Cornelius Schreffler was born on 24 January 1903, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Elias Harper Schreffler, was 30 and his mother, Carolina Minnie Garis, was 26. He married Ethel M. Bender on 24 June 1922, in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Ephrata, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Porter Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 5 June 1963, in Coaldale, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Pine Grove, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Philip Cornelius Schreffler
Ethel M. Bender
Marriage: 24 June 1922
Ina J Schreffler Moyer
Kenneth Schreffler
Virginia M Schreffler

Spouse and Children

24 June 1922
Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States


    Ina J Schreffler Moyer


    Kenneth Schreffler


    Virginia M Schreffler


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a split crag, Middle High German schreffe.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Philip Schreffler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Philip Schreffler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Philip Schreffler in household of Elias Schreffler, "United States Census, 1910"

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